Borehamwood Families Day 2017

July 4, 2017

In the run up to the 2017 Borehamwood Families Day, we were told by Terry Forster, assistant manager of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care’s Borehamwood charity shop, that this is a day that she always really looks forward to – and with good reason! This year’s event, part of the Elstree & Borehamwood Civic Festival, was held ... 

Summer Soulstice 2017 – another great day!

June 25, 2017

Cherry Lodge Cancer Care thanks everyone who helped make the 2017 Summer Soulstice festival in Barnet such a great day out for all the family. Unlike the extreme heat which engulfed everybody on the actual solstice day, the weather for the annual Soulstice event, held on Saturday 24th June at the Old Elizabethans’ grounds, was mostly ... 

Blue Hills Open Garden

June 6, 2017

The weather was not perfect on Sunday 4th June 2017 but it was good enough for around 150 supporters of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care to take up Anne Bickel’s invitation to look around her wonderful garden in Arkley. The Blue Hills Garden Open Day was a great success, raising a good sum of money to ... 

Thank You to Cherry Lodge Volunteers

June 3, 2017

Volunteers are hugely important to Cherry Lodge Cancer Care and this fact was recognised at the special Thank You Tea Party held at Howard House on Friday 2nd June 2017. The event was organised by Yvonne Shield, CL’s Volunteer Coordinator, with Margaret, Fiona and Tina also on hand to thank the volunteers. Without its many volunteer ... 

Cherry Lodge’s 2017 Spring Quiz

May 8, 2017

On Saturday 6th May 2017, Cherry Lodge Cancer Care hosted another of its by now world famous quiz evenings. Held at the very welcoming church hall of Mary Immaculate and St Peter’s in Somerset Road, this Spring Quiz was attended by the intelligentsia (96 of them) of many different countries. The tickets for this evening ... 

Cherry Lodge Easter Craft Fair

April 11, 2017

On Saturday 8th April 2017, Cherry Lodge Cancer Care held its (early) Easter Craft Fair at what has become our venue of choice, namely St James’ Church, East Barnet. The weather, with wall-to-wall sunshine, certainly helped make this a most enjoyable and cheerful event with Bugs Bunny standing outside and encouraging people to come to the ... 

Dawn Ledgard’s Spring 2017 Clothes Sale

April 4, 2017

The sun shone brightly for Dawn Ledgard’s Spring 2017 Clothes Sale, held at the Hadley Wood Association Centre on Monday 3rd April. This was a great opportunity for ladies who had grown tired of their winter wardrobes to add some stylish new garments for the spring and summer. As at all Dawn’s sales, customers were ... 

Magic of Motown Ball – a ReSOUNDing success

March 21, 2017

On 18th March 2017, Cherry Lodge Cancer Care held its Magic of Motown Ball at the Elstree Holiday Inn. This fundraising event had been in the planning for well over a year and the incredibly hard work by Tina and her team certainly paid off. The very smartly dressed audience added sparkle to the beautifully decorated ... 

Psychobilly Kicked Back – and how!

February 13, 2017

‘Psychobilly Kicks Back Against Cancer’ was the brainchild of Ginger Meadham, who realised that he was well placed to raise a great sum of money for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care. With his contacts and expertise, Ginger put on a truly memorable psychobilly music festival to raise funds for us. The event was held on Saturday ... 

Coffeee Bean CL Christmas Raffle Winners

December 21, 2016

A big seasonal thank you from Cherry Lodge Cancer Care to the proprietors of The Coffee Bean cafe in The Spires for giving us the proceeds of their 2016 Christmas Raffle. The raffle was drawn on Saturday 17th December and raised a wonderful £352 to help fund Cherry Lodge’s many services. The first prize, a large ...